Please join us for the sixth annual Kennesaw State University lgbtq summit on Saturday, April 19

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Please join us for the sixth annual Kennesaw State University LGBTQ Summit on Saturday, April 19. 


Registration and informal networking will begin at 9:30am in the KSU Carmichael Student Center.  Scheduled sessions (see below) will begin at 10am. 


To register, please go to (over 80 participants have pre-registered--pre-registering helps us plan for food and space).


For more information on KSU's Safe Space Initiative, and for Summit schedule updates visit:


And, it's all FREE, including lunch.


Summit Highlights: Join sponsors and participants from the KSU Pride Alliance, KSU Safe Space Initiative, KSU Residence Life, KSU Gender and Women's Studies Program, AID Atlanta, Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative, Campus Pride, Charis Books & More, Deloitte, Gainesville State College Alliance, Georgia Equality, Georgia Gwinnett College, HRC, Labrys Atlanta Magazine, PFLAG, Someone Cares, The Rainbow Center, University of Georgia, University of West Georgia, Valdosta State University, YouthPride, and many more…


Keynote Speaker: Shane L. Windmeyer, M.S., Ed.  He is cofounder and executive director of Campus Pride, the only national organization for student leaders and campus organizations working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students. Released Fall 2006 by Alyson Books, Windmeyer is the author of The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students, the first-ever college guide profiling the “100 Best LGBT-Friendly Campuses.” He is also the editor of Brotherhood: Gay Life in College Fraternities and co-editor of the books Inspiration for LGBT Students & Allies, Out on Fraternity Row: Personal Accounts of Being Gay in a College Fraternity and Secret Sisters: Stories of Being Lesbian & Bisexual in a College Sorority.



We look forward to seeing you on April 19!

April 19, 2008 Summit Schedule 

9:30-10:00          Registration


10:00-11:00      Concurrent Sessions


Concurrent Session 1:  LGBTQ Youth and the Juvenile Justice System     

                            (Sponsored by The Rainbow Center)

Location: University Room A


Concurrent Session 2:  LGBTQ Advocacy and Politics in an Election Year 

                           (Sponsored by Georgia Equality)

Location: University Room B

Concurrent Session 3: PFLAG Initiatives: Safe Schools, Straight for Equality, Parents’ Perspectives (Sponsored by PFLAG).

Location: University Room C


Keynote Speaker Shane Windmeyer, Campus Pride

Location: University Room A

12:15-1:30        Lunch

Dining Room Annex

Informal Networking

University Rooms Atrium

12:30-1:30 How Internships and Networking Can Help your Company/Career

(Sponsored by Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce)

Location: University Room B

1:30-2:30        Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Session 1:   Kicked Out, Homeless LGBT youth

                            (Sponsored by YouthPride)

Location: University Room A

Concurrent Session 2:  Choosing the Company that Chooses You

                            (Sponsored by Deloitte)

Location: University Room B
Concurrent Session 3:  Living Healthier in the LGBT Community

(Sponsored by AID Atlanta)

Location: University Room C

2:30- 3:30         University Roundtable Discussion of issues facing

                     Officers/Members/Advisors of Gay-Straight Alliances

                 (Open to All)

Location: University Room A

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